PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M Brian Riley, PictureRx, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01618409
First received: June 11, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2012
History: No changes posted

June 11, 2012
June 11, 2012
March 2011
December 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patient Understanding of their Medication Regimen [ Time Frame: Approximately 1 week after enrollment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
The primary outcome will be patients' understanding of their medication regimen, as assessed by an interviewer-administered questionnaire.
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Self-reported Adherence [ Time Frame: Approximately 1 week after enrollment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
As a secondary outcome, patients will report their self-reported adherence using a validated instrument.
Same as current
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PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities
PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities

The purpose of this randomized controlled trial is to evaluate the effect of Spanish-language illustrated medication instructions (PictureRx cards), compared to traditional medication instructions, on Latinos' understanding of their medication regimens. The study will also assess the effect on self-reported medication adherence. Patients with diabetes who attend participating clinics are eligible. The target sample size is 200.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
  • Medication Adherence
  • Diabetes
Behavioral: PictureRx card
An illustrated format of medication instructions that includes pictures of the medications and icons to illustrate their purpose
  • Experimental: PictureRx cards
    Illustrated format of medication instructions that includes pictures of pills and icons to show their purpose
    Intervention: Behavioral: PictureRx card
  • No Intervention: Control
    Usual care
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
200
December 2011
December 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
  • Latino, Spanish speaker
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Must be taking at least 1 chronic medication

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Too ill to participate in an interview
  • Do not have a telephone
  • Having visual acuity worse than 20/50 via Rosenbaum Visual Acuity exam (eyechart)
  • Inability to communicate in either Spanish or English
  • Overt psychiatric illnesses, overt delirium or dementia
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT01618409
1R43MD004048, 5R43MD004048-02
No
M Brian Riley, PictureRx, LLC
PictureRx, LLC
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)
Principal Investigator: M Brian Riley, MA PictureRx, LLC
PictureRx, LLC
June 2012

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